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Raging Rangel: Most Obama critics are from “Confederate states”

Raging Rangel: Most Obama critics are from “Confederate states”

Rangel relaxes at one of his tax free ”retreats.” Photo via Splash News/Daily Beast Sigh. Via The Politico : New York Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel, locked in a contentious primary battle, suggested in an interview that aired Monday that the level of Republican opposition to President Barack Obama is partly due to race. When asked by MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt whether GOP opposition to the president is “based on race,” Rangel paused and…

Primary Guide: Mississippi gamblers place big bets

Primary Guide: Mississippi gamblers place big bets

Wash the mud off, pick up a praline and get the skinny on today’s primaries.

Hillary gets tripped up again when asked questions about her wealth

Hillary gets tripped up again when asked questions about her wealth

All about image. Via Post Politics : Hillary Rodham Clinton defended scrutiny on her and her husband’s personal wealth by contrasting herself in an interview published Sunday with other multimillionaires who are “truly well off.” The comment immediately drew scorn from Republicans, who have highlighted a series of stumbles the former secretary of state and potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate has made on her book tour this month when talking about her personal fortune and six-figure speaking fees. In an ? interview with Britain’s Guardian newspaper , Clinton was asked whether she could be a credible champion for fighting income inequality in the United States despite her wealth. “But they don’t see me as …

Rick Perry to Obama: Come visit the Texas/Mexico border, Mr. President

Rick Perry to Obama: Come visit the Texas/Mexico border, Mr. President

Texas Governor Rick Perry Not one to mince words , Texas Governor Rick Perry today issued a written invite to President Obama to come take a look at the Texas/Mexico border himself to see how? bad the illegal immigrant influx has become, especially in recent weeks: Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) is inviting President Obama to visit the U.S.-Mexico border, saying he needs “to see firsthand” the humanitarian …

It begins: The words you ‘can & can’t’ use when discussing Hillary Clinton

It begins: The words you ‘can & can’t’ use when discussing Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden Just as the case was in 2008, a growing list of Words/Things You Can’t Say When Discussing Hillary Clinton is emerging in time for her ongoing preparations for her to make the official announcement about her second run for the presidency. Good job getting the documentation rolling, Ashe Schow : Oh dear, someone called former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton “feisty” and now ThinkProgress is out crying sexism . CNN host Christiane Amanpour – a woman, if you didn’t know – said that Clinton “got …

California mayor curbs self over dog poop incident

California mayor curbs self over dog poop incident

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Lawmakers press GM CEO for more answers

Lawmakers press GM CEO for more answers

House members say they still have many questions about General Motors’ delayed recall of small cars, including whether the company’s culture has truly changed.

Double Standard? Hundreds of armed Mexican officers crossing US border, despite Marine stuck in jail

Double Standard? Hundreds of armed Mexican officers crossing US border, despite Marine stuck in jail

More than 500 armed Mexican military and law enforcement personnel have crossed the U.S. border without permission over the past decade, raising questions over why a U.S. Marine remains jailed in Mexico for a similar offense.

U.S. officials ignoring rise in drug trafficking in Latin America

U.S. officials ignoring rise in drug trafficking in Latin America

U.S. officials have neglected the rise of drug trafficking and transnational criminal groups in Latin America for so long that the problem has now reached America’s southern border, creating a humanitarian crisis and raising the costs of any U.S. response, a leading U.S lawmaker and experts said on Tuesday.

CLEAR AS MUD Group spotlights claims of White House secrecy

CLEAR AS MUD  Group spotlights claims of White House secrecy

US pushing local cops to stay mum on surveillance

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